Initial D (Film) it is a story about a young boy use to deliver for his father tofu business unconsciously seeing a passion in racing. It is adaption of Japanese Initial D manga and anime series.

Directed:

  • Andrew Lau
  • Alan Mak

Main Cast:

  • Jay Chou as Takumi Fujiwara
  • Anthony Wong as Bunta Fujiwara
  • Edison Chen as Ryosuke Takahashi
  • Anne Suzuki as Natsuki Mogi
  • Chapman To as Itsuki Tachibana
  • Kenny Bee as Yuichi Tachibana
  • Shawn Yue as Takeshi Nakazato
  • Jordan Chan as Kyoichi Sudo
  • Will Liu as Seiji Iwaki

Type:

  • Action
  • Drama

Running Time:

  • 110 mins

Release Date in Hong Kong:

  • 2005/06/23

Synopsis:

Two mountain road racers Takehashi Nakazato (Shawn Yue) leader of NightKids Team challenge Ryosuke Takahashi (Edison Chen) leader of the RedSuns Team in a race battle but Ryosuke rejected the battle instead he offer Takehashi to battle all the road racer’s in Japan and see who’s win the most battle where Ryosuke starting the north side of Japan and Takehashi starting at the south side of Japan. Taking place in Gunma prefecture there is a young tofu-delivery driver named Takumi Fujiwara (Jay Chou) use to deliver tofu from the peak of the mountain (Mt. Akina) to the city located at the bottom of the mountain, one day when his father Bunta Fujiwara (Anthony Wong) attack by a Hemmorhoids he ask Takumi to deliver the Tofu, this is where Takumi develop his drifting skills also Takumi had a part time job in his best friend father gas station Itsuki Tachibana(Chapman To). Itsuki the leader of Akina Speed Stars Team also named himself the racer god in Mt. Akina not knowing the true racer god is best friend father Bunta Fujiwara. One day Takehashi visited the gas station because he heard that the owner of this gas station was the racer god but Yuichi Tachinaba (Kenny Bee) the owner of the gas station told him that there is no racer god in this place but his son Itsuki reacted and challenge him in a race. Later that night Itsuki bring his car (Nissan Silvia) and Takehashi (Nissan Skyline GT-R) the race battle didn’t finish due to Itsuki car got totalled. Ryosuke saw the race between them and told Takehashi that he cannot win his Mazda RX-7 (FC) in his current driving skill, Takehashi trained himself in the mountains and lose to a mini battle between him and Toyota Trueno AE86 not knowing the driver is Takumi. Takehashi visited again the gas station and told them that he loss to an AE86 with a vinyl on his car Tofu name written on it and wanted to challenge him officially but they didn’t tell who the owner was. Itsuki visited Bunta persuade him to challenge in an official battle between the Night Kids but rejected. Later Yuichi convinced his best friend Bunta to challenge the Night Kids where Takumi was the representative and won the race battle.

Next day Itsuki buy a new car also a Toyota AE86, Takumi was lured by Itsuki to teach him driving down the Mt. Akina and halfway thru the mountain a member from the Emperor Team Seiji Iwaki (Will Liu) kiss their rear bumper and almost made them crash which makes Takumi angry and Takumi drives Itsuki car and returned the favor by making Seiji car (Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV) crashed. Takumi is getting more interested in racing and also ask Ryosuke for some details about the basics upgrades in a car which his father took only a month to upgrade his car. While returning home he encountered a mini battle with the leader of Emperor Team Kyoichi Sudo (Jordan Chan) and his AE86 cannot coupe up with Kyoichi Mitsubishi Lancer and breaks down mechanically which led to Bunta upgrade the AE86 with a TRD 20-valve SilverTop racing engine. At first Takumi is not used with the new engine leading to slower time returning until Bunta teaches him the techniques to drive the new car.

The last battle a 3 car showdown between Kyoichi , Ryosuke and Takumi. Takumi was bothered by Itsuki when he saw Natsuki Mogi (Anne Suzuki) Takumi girlfriend coming out from a love hotel with an older guy driving a Mercerdes Benz S-Class and Itsuki told Takumi that she is a slut and led to their fighting. Before going to the battle Takumi saw a glimpse of Natsuki together with the old guy on a car, which Itsuki told him earlier. The last battle won by Takumi in a deciding last hairpin turn of the race whom Takumi outrun Ryosuke to take the lead. After the race Ryosuke told him that he will organize a new team composed of expert racers he wants Takumi part of the team, but he still undecided until he saw Natsuki being dropped off by an older guy and he ran away from her, but she kept running towards him until Takumi outrun her. In the end Takumi apologizes to Itsuki and eventually he joins Ryosuke’s Team.

Screenshots:

Inital D Edison Chen and Shawn Yue Initial D Jordan Chan and Will Liu Intial D Anne Suzuki Initial D Jay Chou and Chapman To Initial D Anthony Wong and Kenny Bee

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